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Your Love Is True...song lyrics

Updated on March 5, 2011

I am not a song writer, although I have always wished to be one. Just as poetry moves my spirit, so does music. Nonetheless, to write a song has long been a secret heart's desire. Last night, I listened to a Contemporary Christian song on YouTube, and immediately after it finished, the first two lines of this song came to me, although at the time I had no idea it was to be a song.  Within moments of typing the first two lines, the next six lines came...without thought, mind you. As I sat staring at my laptop screen, a tune started playing in my head...and the most amazing part of this little tale is that the words fit the tune perfectly!

It is my humble opinion that the words and melody of this song were given to me through Divine Inspiration, by God, who in so giving, fulfilled one of the deepest desires of my heart...and it is with great joy that I share this song with you!

Your Love Is True


why is it so hard to see

that You could love someone like me...

why is it so hard to feel

that this Love from You is real...


Chorus:

You are not a feeling, though...

Yet You set my heart a glow

All I am I give to You...

because I know Your Love is true...


I was lost and in despair

You reached out and met me there...

How is it that this could be

Someone like You could care for me...


Chorus:

You are not a feeling, though...

Yet You set my heart a glow

All I am I give to You...

because I know Your Love is true...


I come to the table bare

I find You wait to serve me there...

Love is not what I deserve

Yet You wait with Love to serve ...


Chorus:

You are not a feeling, though...

Yet You set my heart a glow

All I am I give to You...

because I know Your Love is true...


I was just an empty cup

But You came and filled me up...

Now my heart just overflows

Because Your Love just grows and grows...


Chorus:

You are not a feeling, though...

Yet You set my heart a glow

All I am I give to You...

because I know Your Love is true...


"Copyright 2011, All Rights Reserved." MSP

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      acaetnna 5 years ago from Guildford

      Wow this is so good, you have serious talent.

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      tnderhrt23 5 years ago

      Epigramman, a second visit is always a joy, and a huge honor and thrill. Hugs to you and many thanks for just being you and being my friend!

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      epigramman 6 years ago

      ...back to revisit a classic Miss M and remember that song by Debby Boone back in the 70's YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE and everyone thought it was about her lover and it was about God - well here I sit sending warming wishes and good energy your way on this sunday morning with 3rd and final cup of coffee and arias by J.S. Bach.

      I just opened up your card and I am glad about your son's progress and that you will be returning to the sunshine state ..... well you are my 'sunshine'

      lake erie time 9:59am

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      tnderhrt23 6 years ago

      Not to worry!

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      Plarson 6 years ago from Alabama

      Tndr- You are so welcome. I am sorry that I am so far behind in my reading, but I assure you I will read everyone! -Paul

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      tnderhrt23 6 years ago

      Paul, To be honest with you, I have spent all of my life believing that I was unlovable...even by God...and to have that removed from me has given this old blind woman sight! I cannot tell you what that means! Thank you for sharing my joy!

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      Plarson 6 years ago from Alabama

      Tndr- truly blessed and truthful words. To be loved is great, to realize HIS love is divine. -Paul

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      tnderhrt23 6 years ago

      Christina I am very excited about this!!! Thank you!

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      Christina M. Castro 6 years ago from Baltimore,MD USA

      Thanks for letting me a musical part of your lyrical creation. I can't wait to get crackin' on this one!

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      tnderhrt23 6 years ago

      epigramman, I must confess, I have been waiting for you! Methinks this is the "song" the little angel placed in the heart of the "old woman"...I was anxious for your response! I am thrilled!

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      epigramman 6 years ago

      ..well there's nothing wrong with singing God's praises - especially when He shines a light through someone as beautiful as you ........

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      tnderhrt23 6 years ago

      Dr irum, I thank you for your awesome comment! I am very excited about this song...it is such a gift for me and a joy to share...I shall follow you and check out your hub, presently! ~ Blessings!

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      Dr irum 6 years ago

      This is awesome song .

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      tnderhrt23 6 years ago

      acaetnna, I tell you, when God puts a song in the heart...it is something to be excited about, indeed!!! Thank you for your wonderful support! Hugs!

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      acaetnna 6 years ago from Guildford

      Well you have another amazing talent to add to your bow. When the words are put to the music I do hope you'll record it on utube so that we can all hear.

      There is so much love in this piece of work, no wonder you are so excited. Brilliant.

      Voted up and pressing those buttons.

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      tnderhrt23 6 years ago

      Bridget, Thank you!

      Doug, The melody that came with these words includes the Ooh oh ohs...after your comment though, I had to agree...the Oohs are part of the music and didn't quite fit in this hub so I removed them...Thank you for your most insightful comments and read! ps a last verse has been added...it is complete now.

      Fossillady, thank you...your comments are a true blessing to me!!!

      Always, these were a real surprise to me...wasn't thinking song lyrics when this came...then the tune right behind it...shocked my socks off! I am so glad you like it and it is awesome to see you!!!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 6 years ago from Southern Illinois

      This is very beautiful, and to be inspired to write the words, how great that is!

      Cheers

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      Kathi 6 years ago from Saugatuck Michigan

      In my opinion you write music every time you pick up the pen, ah hem, strike the keyboard? tee hee! Really felt this one Tenderh, struck a chord with me! sorry for the pun, couldn't resist!

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      Doug Turner Jr. 6 years ago

      Very uplifting and nicely written lyrics. You wrote them like a pro, converting your poetic talents over with ease. The "ooh oh oh" was slightly confusing and didn't translate well for me (I think lyricists add those kinds of things in performance, not in the writing), but this was enjoyable. Glad you have such love in your life.

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      Bridget30 6 years ago from West Virginia

      This is as you said, "divine" as beautifully begun as it did end, just lovely!

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      Xavier Nathan 6 years ago from Isle of Man

      Limits, limits. There are none except the ones we create for ourselves. Why can't you have two people working on music for the same song and I betya CMCastro who has been waiting for this opporunity for so long will not disappoint!

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      tnderhrt23 6 years ago

      Christina, I wish I had know this about you yesterday...I would have called you right up! As it is, I have a friend here who writes songs and plays guitar and piano, who is writing the music...I am so sorry, I did not know!!! O well...thank you, anyways. If Another song should come to me, I will call you asap!

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      Christina M. Castro 6 years ago from Baltimore,MD USA

      Now I am impressed. You have the complete gamut of writing talent that I have. I started writing song lyrics around the age of eleven, and being a guitarist and a piano keyboardist, I have some knack of creating the music. If you would seriously like to collaborate on this song, we could do it. If you don't mind singing it to me over the phone, and I can strum while you sing. Wouldn't that be great? You words are great. And true to the Heart. Let me know what you think. I've been wanting to collaborate with someone for years.

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      tnderhrt23 6 years ago

      PA, thank you...I am very excited about this one...!

      bbnix, your comments always make me smile, but this one in particular, because I LOVE all thing renaissance!!! Thank you!!!

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      bbnix 6 years ago from Southern California

      You're a renaissance woman indeed, my friend...=)

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      Pixel-Alchemist 6 years ago from Waitakere Auckland : New Zealand

      Beautiful Song. :D Beautiful Poem :D

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      tnderhrt23 6 years ago

      I got it! Came with the words! Most amazing!!!

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      WillStarr 6 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

      All you need is the music!